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Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr to meet on Fury-Chisora II card

Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr have talked plenty, and now they'll fight on November 29.

Harry Engels

British middleweights Billy Joe Saunders and Chris Eubank Jr will take their press rivalry to the ring on November 29, when the unbeaten prospects meet on the undercard of the Tyson Fury vs Dereck Chisora rematch in London.

Saunders (20-0, 11 KO) will be defending the European middleweight title, which he won against Emanuele Blandamura in his last fight on July 26. This will be the fourth straight fight for Saunders against an opponent who comes in undefeated.

Eubank (17-0, 12 KO) turned pro in November 2011, and has shown promise in the ring, though he's arguably been better with the media. He's yet to face someone with Saunders' ability, while Saunders perhaps has faced fighters more developed and polished -- if not as physically gifted -- as Eubank.

Promoter Frank Warren has put the fight together after a bout between Matt Korobov and Saunders was scrapped when the WBO ordered a vacant middleweight title fight between Korobov and Demetrius Andrade.

"Both men have wanted the fight and I'm delighted that it's going to be on the same show as another big domestic feud between Chisora v Fury.

"Saunders has done everything asked of him so far winning British, Commonwealth, WBO Intercontinental, and European titles and as he's shown, the better the opponent the better he performs. This will certainly be the case against the young Eubank Jnr and he'll take his game to another level.

"While it was unfortunate that Saunders missed out on a shot at the WBO World title recently, I'll be applying to the WBO for this fight to be made an eliminator for the World title."

Eubank was set to face Jez Wilson on October 25, which will probably be canceled. Eubank last fought on July 26, as well, beating Ivan Jukic.

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